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Review: could Losartan cause Memory loss?

We study 12,874 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 137 have Memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Memory loss and more.

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Losartan

Losartan (latest outcomes from 13,936 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Memory loss

Memory loss (latest reports from 467,185 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Jul, 29, 2014: 12,841 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 137 people (1.07%) have Memory Loss. They amount to 0.03% of all the 466,646 people who have Memory Loss on eHealthMe.

Trend of Memory loss in Losartan reports

Time on Losartan when people have Memory loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Memory loss31.82%13.64%4.55%9.09%18.18%18.18%4.55%

Gender of people who have Memory loss when taking Losartan * :

FemaleMale
Memory loss71.43%28.57%

Age of people who have Memory loss when taking Losartan * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Memory loss0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%4.51%8.27%25.56%61.65%

Severity of Memory loss when taking Losartan ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Memory loss11.11%38.89%38.89%11.11%

How people recovered from Memory loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Memory loss7.14%21.43%71.43%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (46 people, 33.58%)
  2. Depression (18 people, 13.14%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (17 people, 12.41%)
  4. Pain (16 people, 11.68%)
  5. Anxiety (15 people, 10.95%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Losartan potassium (127 people, 92.70%)
  2. Aspirin (34 people, 24.82%)
  3. Omeprazole (24 people, 17.52%)
  4. Amlodipine (22 people, 16.06%)
  5. Simvastatin (18 people, 13.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • feel sense of confusion connfronted with decisions or normal life problems

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  • From this study (7 months ago):

  • Several months after starting xarelto short term memory losses became annoying, just normal things, but seemed more often. Now I have to write everything down and daughter has to go to appts with me because I can't remember what to say or what doctor said to do.
    Have "fainted" 3 times unexpectedly, with no warning at all,and no memory,just what people around me say happened.
    None of this happened until after I was put on xarelto.

    Reply

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